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Configuring a table at run time

Updated on February 7, 2022

You can edit tables at run time by specifying a visual style, changing the table title, setting the table pagination, adding and removing columns, modifying column titles, resizing and reordering columns, and specifying minimum and maximum column widths. Editing tables at run time provides you with the flexibility to update table layouts as you process cases.

Before you begin: To allow run-time configuration of a table, configure the table to be editable in App Studio. For more information, see Creating a table layout with code optimization.
  1. To create a case, select a case type name from the New menu.

  2. On the lower right corner of the screen, click the Open runtime toolbar icon, and then click Turn editing on.

  3. On the toolbar, turn on design mode by clicking the Toggle design mode icon (the square icon).

  4. When you reach a table that you want to edit, click the Pencil icon in the table header to open the Table properties panel.

  5. To specify a visual style for the table, for example, spreadsheet or list, in the Visual style field, click the Arrows icon and select an option.

  6. To edit the table title or change the table pagination, click the Pencil icon next to the Visual style field and complete the fields on the Table dialog box, and then click Apply.

  7. To add or remove columns, click the Plus icon at the top of the Columns list and complete the following steps on the Add columns panel:

    1. To remove a column, click the Check mark icon next to the column name.

    2. To add a column, click the Plus icon next to the column name.

    3. Click the Close icon.

  8. To edit a column title, set the column width, or specify the minimum and maximum widths to allow for column resizing, complete the following steps:

    1. Click the Pencil icon next to the column name in the Columns list.

    2. Complete the fields on the Editing column dialog box.

    3. Click Apply.

  9. To reorder columns, drag the columns in the Columns list to the location in which you want them to appear in the table

  10. Click the Close icon.

    Result: The changes that you made are displayed immediately and you are automatically returned to your active case.

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